Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Monday, January 12, 2015

The French and English Agree on Prizes

JANUARY 12TH, 1865:  James M. Mason, Confederate Commissioner in England,reported to Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin, that France had proposed to Great Britain that each power permit Confederate prizes, having cargo in whole or part claimed by British of French citizens, to be taken for adjudication into ports of either nation.

--Old B-Runner

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